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Category: Live In The US

  • Tips for Parents Crossing the Border with Their Children

    With summer right around the corner, many families in the U.S and Canada alike are gearing up for beach days, camping trips, and visits to family across the border. While crossing the border with your children isn’t anything to stress about, there are some useful things to know when planning your trip. Customs officers are always […]
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  • USCIS Updates Public Charge Resources Webpage

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated its public charge resources webpage to provide information more clearly to immigrants and U.S. citizens. This will help dispel any fear amongst them when it comes to accessing critical government services that are available to them. USCIS will continue to use the public charge ground of inadmissibility […]
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  • How to Obtain a U.S. Driver’s License as a Nonimmigrant or Immigrant

    To drive anywhere in the U.S., one must have a driver’s license in their possession. Most states follow a general set of rules but there are variations in certain cases. Before getting into each state’s rules and regulations, there is a document that many states require before even applying for a license. This document is […]
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  • Memorial Day Travel Tips

    As Memorial Day approaches and people gear up for a long weekend, it’s important to keep a few tips in mind that might make traveling over the long weekend easier.  Green Card Holders  If you are traveling as a permanent resident, temporary or brief travel does not typically affect your status. You can leave the […]
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  • DHS Announces Registration Process for Temporary Protected Status for Afghanistan

    Registration for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) officially opens May 20, 2022. On March 16, 2022, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced the designation of Afghanistan for TPS. The TPS designation is designed to protect Afghan nationals who have been living in the United States from returning to unsafe conditions. TPS will also provide […]
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  • DHS Planning to End Title 42

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has recently announced that it would be ending Title 42, a deportation policy that was previously put into place by former President Trump. Title 42 gives the government the power to deport or expel migrants due to public health emergencies. This policy was used during the COVID-19 pandemic to […]
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  • DHS Announces How to Apply for the “Uniting for Ukraine” Program

    After announcing the Uniting for Ukraine program last week, a more detailed memo from the Department of Homeland Security was released late Monday. The Uniting for Ukraine program will allow Ukrainian citizens who were residing in Ukraine prior to February 11th, 2022, to apply for humanitarian parole in the U.S. Should the applicant meet the […]
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  • What is Uniting for Ukraine?

    On April 21st, President Biden announced a new program known as “Uniting for Ukraine” in order to create a more streamlined and efficient process for Ukrainian refugees seeking safety in the United States. The program kicked off on Monday, April 25, 2022. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love […]
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  • Biden Administration Announces New “Uniting for Ukraine” Program

    On April 21st, President Biden announced a new program known as “Uniting for Ukraine” in order to create a more streamlined and efficient process for Ukrainian refugees seeking safety in the United States. The program kicks off today, Monday, April 25, 2022.  The program has a goal of welcoming as many as 100,000 Ukrainian refugees […]
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  • USCIS Will Be Implementing a Risk-Based Approach to Conditional Permanent Resident Interviews

    On April 7th, 2022, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a new policy that will allow the agency to adopt a risk-based approach when agents waive interviews for conditional permanent residents (CPR) who have filed a petition to remove the conditions on their residency status.  Beginning immediately, these new criteria will allow USCIS to […]
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